Kentucky

Kentucky opened as a 2.5 point favorite

The line is out for Kentucky’s game against Florida and it has the Wildcats as a 2.5 point favorite over the visitors from Florida.Kentucky has only …

Due

Sen. Doug Jones will vote for Republican-backed budget deal

Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, said he will vote for a monthlong spending deal to avert a government shutdown, becoming the fourth Democratic Senator to …

Heidi Heitkamp

Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.<p>His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via …

Lexington

UK women hopeful they will be at full strength on Sunday for South Carolina

A week away from basketball appears to have helped Kentucky star Maci Morris, who sat out the last game while battling through a bruised knee.<p>“We are …

College Basketball

Kentucky basketball reacts to ESPN analyst’s criticism

Kentucky basketball players Nick Richards and PJ Washington, along with coach John Calipari, react to comments by ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg saying …

Lexington

Florida is good, but John Calipari is more concerned about his team

kentucky<p>article<p>http://www.kentucky.com/sports/college/kentucky-sports/uk-basketball-men/article195626769.html<p>Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari …

College Basketball

National recruiting analysts give us their final predictions on Zion Williamson

On the eve of Zion Williamson’s college announcement, there’s a consensus — but not a certainty — among top recruiting analysts trying to handicap …

College & University

‘We’ve got to get our mentality right.’ Basketball is supposed to be fun, Calipari says.

John Calipari acknowledged that Florida could beat his Kentucky team Saturday night in Rupp Arena. “I know how good they are,” he said.<p>But the UK …

College Basketball

Why’s Bevin cutting services, ignoring tax breaks?

Gov. Matt Bevin, in his budget address Tuesday night, assured his audience that the decision to eliminate state funding for 70 programs was …

Matt Bevin

Ohio State takes Crystal Ball lead for top UK target

Ohio State has overtaken Kentucky on the 247Sports Crystal Ball page for class of 2018 football recruit Chris Oats, a four-star linebacker from Ohio …

College & University

NCAA president Mark Emmert vows fast action, real changes to clean up college basketball

A little more than three months ago — in the wake of the federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball — NCAA President Mark Emmert …

Lexington

11 years in a row

Kentucky is the worst state in the nation for animal protection laws, according to a recent report by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.<p>This is the …

Lexington

ESPN Analyst Ripped Kentucky After Wildcats’ Loss Tuesday Night

The college basketball analyst ripped Kentucky’s players.<p>Kentucky’s men’s basketball team suffered another loss on Tuesday night. The Wildcats fell …

College Basketball

GOP senator offers bill to legalize marijuana in Kentucky

A bill to legalize marijuana in Kentucky was introduced Wednesday by a Republican lawmaker who touted the value of cannabis as a revenue source for a …

Cannabis

ESPN analyst blasts Kentucky players and ‘spoiled’ freshmen in general

After a second-half collapse against South Carolina prompted Kentucky Coach John Calipari to say his team played with an “unwarranted arrogance,” …

College Basketball

WalletHub: Don't retire in Kentucky

A new study says retiring and staying in Kentucky is bad idea, despite a never-ending supply of bourbon, natural beauty and an undeniable love of …

Matt Bevin

College basketball will start even earlier next season

GREAT news: <b>college basketball will start even earlier next season</b>.<p>Today, the NCAA Division I Council approved legislation to move the starting date …

College Basketball

Kentucky will open next season against Duke. Here’s how it happened.

Kentucky normally gets a couple of warm-up bouts before entering the Champions Classic. Next season the annual event featuring college basketball …

College Basketball

A student needed help to bake cookies. A Kentucky university president delivered.

Murray State University’s president, Dr. Bob Davies, helped make one student’s snow day extra special on Tuesday.<p>Sydney Owen, a student from …

Lexington

‘Flabbergasted.’ Supporters of 70 programs Bevin wants to chop respond with shock.

Since 1997, the Robinson Scholars Program has shepherded hundreds of first-generation college students from Appalachia through the University of …

Education

Some retired teachers might lose health insurance under Bevin’s budget, official says

Gov. Matt Bevin’s state budget proposal does not include any money for retired teachers’ health care, causing a “huge concern” for teachers under age …

Matt Bevin

Zion Williamson to Clemson not a done deal? Top analyst offers hope for UK and others

For the past couple of weeks — and, really, even a few weeks before that — all of the buzz in recruiting circles regarding top basketball prospect …

College & University

Bevin takes $201 million from state workers’ health plan to balance proposed budget

Like other governors before him, Matt Bevin would balance his state proposed two-year state budget using “fund transfers” — shoveling cash earmarked …

Matt Bevin

Kentucky basketball’s loss at crazy Carolina no reason for widespread panic

Way back in the preseason, back before the first ball had been tipped, before the loss to Kansas in Chicago and the loss to UCLA in New Orleans, back …

College Basketball

Looking for an excuse to eat barbecue and cheer for the Cats? Here you go.

Do you like great barbecue and love the Cats? Of course you do.<p>Blue Door Smokehouse, 226 Walton Avenue, needs your help.<p>ESPN’s “College GameDay” will …

Lexington

‘How in the world can we make it?’ School districts stunned by transportation cut.

Scott County Schools Superintendent Kevin Hub estimates, after hearing Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget address Tuesday, that his district could take at …

Education

At first, university budget cuts didn’t seem so bad. Then leaders took another look.

After Gov. Matt Bevin announced his proposed two-year budget Tuesday night, higher education leaders breathed a sigh of relief.<p>The Republican …

Education

Thinking about retiring in Kentucky? Think again

If you're thinking about retiring in Kentucky, you might want to consider Plan B. A new study from WalletHub, a personal-finance website, ranks the …

Retirement

Kentucky’s lack of shooting just might doom the Wildcats this season

Kentucky’s pieces don’t fit and it’s making John Calipari’s team vulnerable.<p>Kentucky has as much talent as any team in the country. This statement can be made every single year and it’s true again this season. The Wildcats have eight 5-star recruits on the roster, and that’s not counting Shai …

College Basketball

Average airfares dive to the lowest prices ever recorded at CVG

Average ticket prices for the three months ended in December last year fell to $301, down about 12 percent from $342 in the second quarter of 2017.

Airlines